By way of this partnership, Shopee and the Division of Well being purpose to lift consciousness on the significance of COVID-19 vaccination by way of training
MANILA, Philippines – Shopee, the main e-commerce platform in Southeast Asia and Taiwan, companions with the Division of Well being (DOH) to advertise training about COVID-19 vaccines by way of in-app and social media initiatives. Because the Philippines goals to vaccinate 70% of its inhabitants inside three to 5 years, this partnership between Shopee and DOH augments the concerted effort of the personal sector and native authorities items to encourage Filipinos to get vaccinated and shield themselves and their family members towards COVID-19.
Whereas the native authorities rolls out COVID-19 vaccination applications, the vaccine hesitancy charge amongst Filipinos continues to extend, going from 47% in January 2021 to 61% by the tip of the primary quarter. They continue to be proof against the vaccine as a result of three key causes: considerations about potential unwanted side effects, uncertainty about efficacy, and skepticism.
Martin Yu, Director at Shopee Philippines, mentioned, “Shopee is honored to associate with the Division of Well being to coach Filipinos on the significance and advantages of vaccination. By way of our collaboration with DOH, we will present the group with correct and science-backed vaccine data. With correct training, we purpose to lift the general public’s consciousness and hopefully encourage extra folks to get vaccinated.”
Beverly C. Ho, MD, MPH, Director IV, at Well being Promotion Bureau DOH, mentioned, “This partnership symbolizes what we, within the Well being Promotion Bureau, need to do—meet folks the place they’re and make dwelling wholesome simple. That’s why we’re grateful to make use of Shopee’s platform, one which successfully reaches and engages hundreds of thousands of Filipinos, to make RESBAKUNA attain a wider viewers. The immense potential this partnership holds, not solely in rising vaccine confidence however in bettering general well being literacy amongst Filipinos, actually excites us.”
Beginning this month till August, customers can be taught extra about vaccines’ security and effectiveness from DOH and World Well being Group representatives. On June 23, 9:00 PM, customers can watch a dialogue on “Pretend vs Reality on COVID-19 Vaccine Security and Efficacy” on Shopee Stay. Shopee will submit useful details about the vaccines on its official social media pages. A separate microsite may even be accessible on the Shopee app.
Go to https://shopee.ph/m/resbakuna-kasangga-ng-bida to remain up to date on Shopee’s initiatives towards COVID-19.
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